Address: Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Telephone: 020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor: Professor Julius Weinberg
The mission of Kingston University is to:
- promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement;
- strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research;
- realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and
- equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy.
Although this statement was first made about 10 years ago, it continues to sum up the University’s key aspirations – widening participation, excellence in teaching and research, and enabling graduates to pursue successful careers as well as being active citizens.
Recent news from Kingston University
6 March: Award-winning journalist Samira Ahmed lets students in on the art of the great interview
Broadcaster and writer Samira Ahmed enlightened journalism students on the finer points of interview technique in the latest of her regularguest lectures at Kingston University.
6 March: Kingston businesses welcome local currency and feel confident about future growth, student survey shows
A study by a group of Kingston University Business School students reveals local businesses would welcome the idea of a local currency and they remain confident about their trading prospects.
4 March: Best picture triumph for Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen no surprise to Kingston University film studies expert
Professor Will Brooker recalls his student days with the director of 12 Years a Slave.
3 March: Kingston Law School graduates Felicity Gerry, Charles Hale and Leslie Thomas appointed QCs
Three silks from Kingston in one year. Honour awarded to Kingston Law alumni in latest round of QC announcements.
24 February: Fine art graduate Nick Lord unveils painting of Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel in British Library following Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year win
A primetime programme charting Kingston University fine art graduate Nick Lord's experience of painting acclaimed author Hilary Mantel has been beamed into homes across the nation on the Sky Arts …